Free Slots!
Free Bingo!
Free Baccarat!
Free Blackjack!
Free Craps!
Free Keno!
Free Roulette!
Free Poker!
Free Video Poker!
Video Poker
  • Free Slots and Casino Games
  • Free Slots and Casino Games
1 2

Casino Queen renovations

September 2, 2008

EAST ST. LOUIS, IL - The Casino Queen continues its $150 million multi-phased expansion with the current renovation of its hotel rooms. The casino already spent $92 million to replace its original 1993 casino with its new 207,500-square-foot gaming facility last August 2007.

The hotel renovation is half way towards completion. That will be followed by a sports bar and night club that will open next spring. It will include big-screen TVs and a venue for live entertainment. A gift shop area will be added off the casino floor.

The expansion continues despite a 30-percent drop in business over last year. Casino General Manager Tom Monaghan attributes most of the loss to the new smoking law.

"The devastating blow to the smoking bill was a 20 percent drop overnight," Monaghan said. "Add tough economic times, and it continues to be difficult. People only have so much money for entertainment. Restaurants and theaters are probably experiencing the same thing."

To help facilitate smokers, the casino has built two heated smoking shelters outside the northeast and southeast corners of the casino.

As an important footnote, Casino Player Magazine has recognized the Casino Queen for the "Loosest Slots in the Country". This is the third consecutive year for this award.

Return to Illinois Casinos.

Today's Specials
Sunday  January 22, 2017
Our "Most-Visited" Casino

US Players Welcome
A World-Class Casino for everyone's favorite Slots and Table Games. Rated #1 by 500 Nations players.
300 Free Slots & Casino Games
No Sign-up | No Download
Casino $3,000 Welcome Bonus
100% Match Redeem 8 Times
Slots $3,000 Bonus
100% Match Redeem 8 Times
Blackjack Weekends (Today!)
Up to $100 casino bonuses
Ahora en Espaņol
Bono Casino de Bienvenida de USD3,000
View All Bovada Promotions
Member benefits, daily promos.
Join Bovada
Join Bovada
Join Bovada
500 Nations is an independent directory and information service free of any gaming operator's control and not affiliated with any casino.
Warning: You must ensure you meet all age and other regulatory requirements before entering a casino or placing a wager. There are hundreds of jurisdictions in the world with Internet access and hundreds of different games and gambling opportunities available on the Internet. Do not assume that Internet gaming sites are in compliance with the rules and regulations of every jurisdiction from which they accept players. YOU are responsible for determining if it is legal for YOU to play any particular game or place any particular wager under the laws of the jurisdiction where you are located.